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Dr. Sajid Mahmood Nadeem

Associate Professor

Email: smnadeem@uaf.edu.pk
Cell No: +92-333-6533119
OfficeContact: 067-9239066
HEC Approved Supervisor: yes

Expertise:

Plant growth under stress conditions with special references to microbial application. Microbial interaction with plants under stress conditions/Microbial ecology/diversity. Soil chemistry with special reference to salt-affected soil and water quality.


Publications:

A. Thesis:

  1. Sajid, M. N. 2008. Inducing salt tolerance in cereals through rhizobacteria containing ACC-deaminase activity. Ph.D. dissertation, Institute of Soil & Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
  2. Sajid, M. N. 1999. Reclamation response of saline sodic soils to ECiw:SARiw ratio. M. Sc. Thesis, Institute of Soil & Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan

B. Reports:

  1. Arshad, M., A. Khalid, M. Naveed and S.M. Nadeem. 2007. 2nd Annual Report of HEC-funded Project on “Inducing Salt Tolerance in Cereals through ACC deaminase Biotechnology”. Inst. Soil & Environ. Sci. Univ. Agri., Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  2. Nadeem, S.M. 2012. Application of advanced molecular techniques to evaluate the effectiveness of environment friendly traits of rhizobacteria in stress agriculture. Post Doctrate Fellowship Report, University of California, Riverside, USA  

 

C. Book Chapter

  1. Nadeem, S.M., M. Ahmad, Z.A. Zahir and M. Asharf. 2012. Microbial ACC-Deaminase Biotechnology: Perspectives and Applications in Stress Agriculture. In: D.K. Maheshwari, (ed) Bacteria in Agrobiology: Stress Management. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.
  2. Nadeem, S.M., M. Naveed, Z.A. Zahir and H.N Asghar. 2013. Plant-Microbe Interactions for Sustainable Agriculture: Fundamentals and Recent Advances. In: N Arora (ed) Plant Microbe Symbiosis: Fundamentals and Advances. Springer, India.
  3. Nadeem S.M., M. Naveed, M. Ahmad and Z.A. Zahir. 2015. Rhizosphere bacteria for biomass production and improvement of stress tolerance: Mechanisms of action, applications and future prospects. In: N Arora (ed) Plant Microbe Symbiosis: Applied Facets Springer, India.
  4. Nadeem S.M., M. Ahmad, Z.A. Zahir and M.A. Kharal. 2016. Role of Phytohormones in Stress Tolerance of Plants. In: K.R. Hakeem and M.S. Akhtar. Plant, Soil and Microbes: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions. Springer, Switzerland.
  5. Ahmad M., S.M. Nadeem, M. Naveed and Z.A. Zahir. 2016. Potassium Solubilizing Bacteria and their Application in Agriculture. In: V.S. Meena, B.R. Maurya, J.P. Verma and R.S. Meena (eds). Potassium Solubilizing Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture. Springer, India
  6. Nadeem S.M., M. Y. Yahya., M. R. Waqas., R. Binyamin, S. Akhtar and Z.A. Zahir. 2017. Arbuscular Mycorrhizas: An Overview. In: Q-S Wu. Arbuscular Mycorrhizas and Stress Tolerance of Plants. Springer Singapore. Pp 1-24

D. Research Papers

1. Ghafoor, A., S. M. Nadeem, Anwar-ul-Hassan and M. Sadiq. 2001. Reclamation response of two different textured saline-sodic soils to ECiw: SARiw. Pak. J. Soil Sci. 19: 84-91.

2. Nadeem S. M., A. Ghafoor, G. Murtaza and Saifullah. 2002. Reclamation of dense saline-sodic soils through physical and chemical methods. Pak. J. Soil Sci. 21: 67-71

3. Nadeem, S.M., I. Hussain, M. Naveed, H.N. Ashgar, Z.A. Zahir and M. Arshad. 2006. Performance of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria containing ACC-deaminase activity for improving growth of maize under salt-stressed conditions. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 43: 114-121.

4. Nadeem, S.M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed, M. Arshad and S.M. Shahzad.2006. Variation in growth and ion uptake of maize due to inoculation with plant growth promoting rhizobacteria under salt stress. Soil & Environment 25: 78-84. 

5. Nadeem, S.M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed and M. Arshad. 2007. Preliminary investigation on inducing salt tolerance in maize through inoculation with rhizobacteria containing ACC-deaminase activity. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 53: 1141-1149. (Impact factor 1.26)

6. Mehboob, I., M. Naveed, A. Mahboob, S. M. Shahzad, M. A. Anjum and S. M. Nadeem. 2008. Influence of temperature and texture on potassium fixation by three differently textured series. Life Sciences International Journal. 2: 753-759.

7. Mehboob, I., A. Mahboob, M. Naveed, S.M. Nadeem, A. Anjum and S.M. Shahzad. 2008. Effect of texture and CaCO3 on K-fixation of applied potassium. Life Sciences International Journal 2: 678-683.

8. Naveed, M., R. Ahmad, M.A. Nadeem, S.M. Nadeem, K. Shahzad and M.A. Anjum. 2008. Effect of a new post emergence herbicide application in combination with urea on the growth, yield and weeds control of maize (Zea mays L.). Journal of Agricultural Research 46: 157-171.

9. Zahir, Z.A., U. Ghani, M. Naveed, S.M., Nadeem, and M. Arshad. 2009. Comparative effectiveness of Pseudomonas and Serratia sp. containing ACC-deaminase for improving growth and yield of wheat under salt-stressed conditions. Archives of Microbiology. 191:415-24. (Impact factor 1.92)

10. Nadeem, S.M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed and M. Arshad. 2009. Rhizobacteria containing ACC-deaminase confer salt tolerance in maize grown on salt affected fields. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 55:1302-1309. (Impact factor 1.26)

11. Nadeem, S.M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed, H.N. Asghar and M. Arshad. 2010. Rhizobacteria capable of producing ACC-deaminase and exopolysaccharides may mitigate the salt stress in wheat. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74:533-542 (Impact factor 2.18)

12. Nadeem, S. M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed and M. Ashraf. 2010. Microbial ACC-deaminase: Prospects and applications for inducing salt tolerance in plants. Critical Review in Plant Sciences. 29: 360-393 (Impact factor 4.76)

13. Zahir, Z.A., S. S. Akhtar, M. Maqshoof, Safullah, S.M. Nadeem. 2012. Comparative effectiveness of Enterobacter aerogenes and Pseudomonas fluorescens for mitigating the depressing effect of brackish water on maize. International Journal of Agriculture & Biology. 14: 337-344 (Impact factor 0.94)

14. Jorquera, M. A., Baby Shaharoona, S. M Nadeem, Maria de la Luz Mora and David E. Crowley. 2012. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria associated with ancient clones of creosote bush (Larrea tridentata). Microbial Ecology 64: 1008-1017 (Impact factor 3.27)

15. Nadeem, S.M., B. Shaharoona, M. Arshad and David E. Crowley. 2012. Population density and functional diversity of plant-growth-promoting rhizobacteria associated with avocado trees in saline soils. Applied Soil Ecology 62: 147-154 (Impact factor 2.37)

16. Nadeem, S.M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed and S. Nawaz. 2013. Mitigation of salinity induced negative impact on growth and yield of wheat by plant growth promoting rhizobacteria in naturally saline conditions. Annals of Microbiology 63: 225-232 (Impact factor 1.54).   

17. Safdar Hussain, Muhammad Ahmad, Saeed Ahmad, Javaid Iqbal, Muhammad Nasir Subhani, Sajid Mahmood Nadeem, Sagheer Atta and Muhammad Ibrahim. 2013. Improvement of drought tolerance in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) by foliar application of abscisic acid and potassium chloride. Pakistan Journal of   Nutrition 12: 345-352

18. Safdar Hussain, M. Farrukh Saleem, Javaid Iqbal, Sajid Mahmood Nadeem, Muhammad Ahmad and Muhammad Ibrahim. 2013. Profitability assessment of abscisic acid application on sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) hybrid under drought and well watered conditions. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 12:448-454

19. Ahmad M, Zahir ZA, Nadeem SM, Nazli F, Jamil M, Khalid M. 2013. Field evaluation of Rhizobium and Pseudomonas strains to improve growth, nodulation and yield of mung bean under salt-affected conditions. Soil Environ 32:158–165

20. Nadeem, S.M., M. Ahmad, Z.A. Zahir, A. Javaid, and M. Ashraf. 2014. The role of mycorrhizae and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) in improving agricultural productivity under stressful environments in plants. Biotechnology Advances. 32:  429–448 (Impact factor 9.60)

21. Ibrahim M., M. M. Maqbool, M. Ayub, M.I. Ahmad, M. Tahir, M.S. Nadeem, T. UlHaq, and M. M. Nadeem. 2014. Evaluating the forage yield and quality potential of different maize cultivars under different harvesting times. International Journal of Modern Agriculture. 3: 1-6

22. Ibrahim M., M. Ayubb, M. M. Maqbool, S. M. Nadeem, T. Haq, S. Hussain, A. Ali and L. M. Lauriault. 2014. Forage yield components of irrigated maize–legume mixtures at varied seed ratios. Field Crops Research 169:140–144 (Impact factor 2.61)

23. Ahamd M., Z. A. Zahir, S. M. Nadeem, F. Nazli, M. Jamil and M. U. Jamshaid. 2014. Physiological response of mung bean to rhizobium and pseudomonas based biofertilizers under salinity stress. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., 51: 557-564 (Impact factor 1.24)

24. Tanveer ul Haq, A. Ali, S.M. Nadeem, M. M. Maqbool and M. Ibrahim.2014. Performance of canola cultivars under drought stress induced by withholding irrigation at different growth stages. Soil & Environ 33:43–50

25. Hussain S., M. F. Saleem, J. Iqbal, M. Ibrahim, M. Ahmad, S. M. Nadeem, A. Ali and S.Atta. 2015. Abscisic acid mediated biochemical changes in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) grown under drought and well-watered field conditions. J Animal and Plant Science 25: 406-416 (Impact factor 0.549)

26. Malik M. A., S. M. Nadeem, M. Ibrahim1and S. Hussain. 2015. Effective use of brackish water for improving soil properties and chickpea (Cicer arietinum) growth through organic amendments. Soil & Environ 34: 65-74

27. Ahamd M, M.S.H Zeshan, M. Nasim, Z.A. Zahir, S.M. Nadeem, F. Nazli and M. Jamil. 2015. Improving the productivity of cucumber through combined application of organic fertilizers and Pseudomonas fluorescens. Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 52:1011-1016 (Impact factor 1.24)

28. Imran M., M. Arshad, A. Khalidc, F. Negm, B. Shaharoona, S. Hussain, S.M. Nadeem and D.E. Crowley. 2016. Yeast extract promotes decolorization of azo dyes by 1 stimulating azoreductase activity in Shewanella sp. Strain IFN4. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 124: 42-49 (Impact factor 3.13)

29. Nadeem SM, M. Ahmad, · M Naveed, ·M. Imran, · ZA Zahir, DE. Crowley. 2016. Relationship between in vitro characterization and comparative efficacy of plant growth‑promoting rhizobacteria for improving cucumber salt tolerance. Archives of Microbiology. 198:379-87 (Impact factor 1.76)

30. Ahmad M., M. Jamil, Z.A. Zahir, S.M. Nadeem, M. Ali Kharal, A. Saeed, M.F. Akhtar, I. Ashraf. 2016. Effectiveness of Pseudomonas fluorescens and L-Tryptophan to improve seedlings growth of onion (Alium cepa L.). Soil & Environ 35: 85-90

31. Nadeem SM., M Naveed, M Ayyub, M Yahya Khan, M Ahmad, ZA Zahir. 2016. Potential, Limitations and Future Prospects of Pseudomonas spp. for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment. A Review. Soil & Environment. 35:106-145

32. Khakwani, A., M. Arshad, R. Waqas, M. B. Hussain, S. M. Nadeem and M. Imran. 2017. Comparative efficacy of bio-organic and mineral phosphate on growth, yield and economics of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grown by different methods. Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Ana. 48: 73-82 (Impact Factor 0.59)

33. Nadeem, SM., M Imran, M. Naveed, M.Y. Khan, M. Ahmad, ZA. Zahir and DE. Crowley. 2017. Synergistic use of biochar, compost and plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria for enhancing cucumber growth under water deficit conditions. J Sci Food Agri. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.8393 (Impact Factor 2.46)

34. Akhtar M. J, Sana Ullah, I. Ahmad, Abdul Rauf, S. M. Nadeem, M. Y. Khan, S. Hussain, L. Bulgariu. 2017. Nickel phytoextraction through bacterial inoculation in Raphanus sativus. Chemosphere. 190: 234-242 (Impact Factor 4.22)

 

E. Proceedings

  1. Nadeem, S. M., I. Hussain, M. Naveed, H. N. Asghar, Z. A. Zahir and M. Arshad. 2007. Performance of PGPR containing ACC-deaminase activity for improving growth of maize under saline conditions. Proceeding of the International Symposium on Microbial Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture: Exploring the hidden potentials of microbes.  March12-16, 2007, NIBGE, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  2. Zahir, Z. A., S. M. Nadeem, M. Naveed and H. N. Asghar. 2010. Mitigation of salt stress in maize through rhizobacteria containing ACC-deaminase in salt affected fields. Proceedings of International Conference on Management of Soils and Groundwater Salinization in Arid Regions. January 11-14, 2010, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

 

F. Paper Presented/Accepted in National and International Conferences/Seminars

 

  1. Nadeem, S.M., I. Hussain, M. Naveed, H.N. Asghar, Z. A. Zahir and M. Arshad. 2007. Performance of PGPR containing acc-deaminase activity for improving growth of maize under saline conditions. International Symposium on “Microbial Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture. National Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering, Faisalabad, Pakistan. March 12-16, 2006. (Abstract, 72p.).
  2. Nadeem, S.M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed, H.N. Asghar, M. Khalid and M. Arshad. 2008. Rhizobacteria carrying ACC-deaminase activity can mitigate the salt stress in cereals. 12th Cong. Soil Sci. Peshawar, 20-23 October, 2008. (Abstract, 52-53p).
  3. Nadeem, S.M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed and M. Arshad. 2008. Salinity tolerance in wheat through inoculation with rhizobacteria containing ACC-deaminase. Int. Symp. Modern Approaches and Techniques in Agriculture to Ensure Food Security in Pakistan. 13-14 October, 2008, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. (Abstract, 77p).
  4. Nadeem, S.M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed, M. Khalid, M.J. Akhter and M. Arshad. 2008. Differential response of etiolated pea and maize seedlings to inoculation with rhizobacteria capable of utilizing 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) under salt-stressed conditions. Int. Conf. Plant Scientists [10th National Meeting of Plant Scientists] at University of Agriculture Faisalabad, 21-24 April, 2008. (Abstract, 54p).
  5. Nadeem, S.M., Z.A. Zahir, M. Naveed, S. Nawaz and M. Khalid. 2008. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria for enhancing growth and nutrient uptake in wheat under salt stressed conditions. Int. Conf. Advances in Agriculture: Prospectus and Potential of natural Resources in food security at University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Rawlakot, Azad Kashmir. 13-15 July, 2009
  6. Nadeem, S.M., S. Nawaz, Z.A. Zahir and M. Naveed. 2008. Rhizobacteria capable of producing ACC-deaminase can mitigate salt stress in wheat. 9th Biennial Conference: Advances in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan. 17-20 December, 2008. (Abstract, 54p).
  7.  Nadeem S.M., Zahir, Z.A., U. Ghani, M. Naveed, and M. Arshad. 2009. Comparative effectiveness of Pseudomonas and Serratia sp. containing ACC-deaminase for improving growth and yield of wheat under salt-stressed conditions. Int. Conf. on Plants and Environmental Pollution at Erciyes University-Kayseri, Turkey. 6-11 July, 2009.
  8. Zahir, Z.A., Nadeem S.M., M. Naveed, and H.N. Asghar. 2009. Inducing salt tolerance in cereals through inoculation with rhizobacteria containing ACC-deaminase. Int. Conf. on Plants and Environmental Pollution at Erciyes University-Kayseri, Turkey. 6-11 July, 2009.
  9. Nadeem, S. M., Z. A. Zahir, M. Naveed, S. Nawaz and I. Mehboob. 2010. Rhizobacteria capable of producing acc-deaminase and expolysaccharides partially eliminate the salt stress in wheat. Intl. Conf. on Management of Soil and Ground Water Salinization in Arid Regions. Sultan Qaboos University Musqat, Oman. 11-14 January, 2010.
  10. Nadeem, S. M., Z. A. Zahir and S. Nawaz. 2010. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria containing ACC-deaminase facilitate germination, growth and yield of wheat in the presence of salts. 13th Congress of Soil Science on Efficient Resource Management For Sustainable Agriculture. 24-27 March, Serena Hotel, Faisalabad.
  11. Nadeem, S.M., B. Shaharoona and D.E. Crowley. 2012. Ecology of functionally diverse plant-growth-promoting rhizobacteria indigenous to saline avocado orchard soils in Southern California. 14th Congress of Soil Science. Soil Science: Service to mankind. 12-15 March, 2012, Expo center Lahore, Pakistan.
  12. Nadeem S.M., Tanveer ul Haq, Safdar Hussain, Muhammad Ibrahim and Javaid Iqbal. 2013. Evaluation of drought tolerance in canola genotypes at different growth stages. International Conference "Crop Management in Changing Climate" February 11-13, 2013 at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  13. Nadeem S.M., Muhammad Ibrahim, Tanveer ul Haq and Matloob Ahmad. 2013. Efficacy of environmental friendly approaches for sustainable crop production under harsh climatic conditions. National Conference "Food Security in Arid Environment" 25-26 March, 2013, at College of Agriculture, Layyah, Bahadur Sub campus Bahauddin Zakariya University, Mutan
  14. Nadeem S.M., R. Waqas, S. Akhtar and M.A. Hashmat. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria: An environment friendly population for promoting plant growth under stress conditions. 2nd National Conference on "Advancement In Sciences & Research" 17th March, 2014 at COMSATS Institute of Information & Technology, Vehari.  
  15. Nadeem S.M. and M. Ahmad. Bacterial characterization under stress condition and their comparative efficacy to improve salt tolerance of cucumber. 15th Congress of Soil Science "Soil Science: Service to mankind".18-20, 2014, National Agriculture Research Centre, Islamabad.
  16. Nadeem S.M., M.R. Waqas, M.Y. Khan and M.A Tufail. 2016. Evaluating the effectiveness of rhizobacteria containing ACC-deaminase and exopolysaccharides for enhancing maize drought tolerance. 15th Congress of Soil Science "Healthy Soil for Food Security".15-17, 2016, PMAS Arid Agriculture, University, Rawalpindi.
  17. Nadeem S.M., M. Ayyub, M.R. Waqas and M.Y. Khan. 2016. Improving salt tolerance in wheat through multi-strain bacterial consortium. 15th Congress of Soil Science "Healthy Soil for Food Security". March 15-17, 2016, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
  18. Nadeem S.M., M.Y. Khan, M.R. Waqas and S. Nawaz. 2016. Impact of multi-strain bacterial consortium for enhancing salt tolerance of wheat (Triticum aestivum). 1st International Salinity Conference, December 19-21, 2016 PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi

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